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Jethro Tait's mom surprises him on the Kfm Top 40

There’s a reason the Kfm Top 40 with Carl Wastie won both the Best Music Show and Best Weekend Show at the 2020 Liberty Radio Awards – because it’s more than just a chart show, it’s a lifestyle, a soundtrack and a home to exclusives and special moments. Saturday, 3 October 2020, saw Carl Wastie and team get super creative to create yet another special, exclusive moment… through detective work, they managed to track down Jethro Tait’s mom and get her to tell Jethro that his single, ‘Dreams’, a Fleetwood Mac classic that he grew up listening to at home with his mom, had made it onto the chart – entering the Kfm Top 40 at no.32. Coincidentally, Saturday was also Carl Wastie’s fourth anniversary at Kfm 94.5 – so Jethro was told he’d be congratulating Carl on 4 years at the Western Cape’s number one commercial radio station. Little did he know that his mom would be the person he’d be speaking to...


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Majozi gets major surprise on the Kfm Top 40

16 November 2020 | 7 Minute Listen

One week following the release of his latest single, 'Falling', Majozi's ultimate love song debuted on the Kfm Top 40 at no.33 on Saturday, 14 November 2020. What many don't know: when he was in-studio the week prior to promote the new single (Saturday, 7 November 2020), Majozi mentioned to Carl Wastie off-air that he loved how Jethro Tait's mom surprised him with the news when 'Dreams' first charted... and so an idea was born... The award-winning Kfm Top 40 with Carl Wastie hatched a plan to surprise Majozi in a similar fashion, should 'Falling' ever make its way onto the chart. Thanks to all your love - from requests on Kfm 94.5 to streams via your favourite reputable streaming service - the song made its way onto the Kfm Top 40 with Carl Wastie in the course of one week and so "Mission: Surprise Majozi" was given the green light and started work. As 'Falling' was written as a love song for his long-term girlfriend, Daniela, who has recently undergone her own a battle with mental health (and now an advocate for making the subject of mental health less taboo) - Carl Wastie enlisted the help of Daniela to break the news to Majozi. Meanwhile, Majozi was advised that Carl had made a remix of the song that he wanted him to hear... when it came to playing the remix though, Daniela's voice came the air to congratulate her partner on making it onto the chart - in what was a beautiful, tear-jerking moment that you have to hear to feel...


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